06 Jun 2016
Rhodes Trust call for application/Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.

Rhodes Trust call for application/Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford. 

The Rhodes Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious international scholarships in the world, is to be offered for the first time to students from Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award supporting outstanding students with leadership potential to study at the University of Oxford. 

A delegation of six representatives visited JUST to introduce the Scholarship, its vision and requirements on May 24. The delegation met with the President prof Mahmoud Al Shyab and the Director of International Relations Office prof. Majed Abu-Zreig. The delegation also conduct a high level meeting with Deans of colleges followed by a meeting with about 30 outstanding students from various colleges and departments. The delegation pointed out that In addition to having outstanding academic achievements, applicants are also required to have energy to develop their talents to the full, qualities such as truth, courage and devotion to duty, as well as moral force of character. 

We urge our students to consider this fully paid scholarship by applying directly though the scholarship webpage. Further details regarding eligibility for the scholarship can be found on http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/about/rhodes-countries, with applications opening on July 1 until September 30, after which shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a selection committee. 

This new opportunity for this region, provides our outstanding students an avenue to further their skills, and learn from the diverse Rhodes and Oxford community, as well as contribute their perspectives to the ongoing discourses around the various pressing issues of our times. 

For more information students could consult Prof. Majed Abu-Zreig /International Relations Office, Tel 22712​